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Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony / Boult, London Po


Release Date: 09/12/1991 
Label:  Emi Studio Catalog #: 64016   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sheila ArmstrongJohn Carol Case
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony" by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  Sheila Armstrong (Soprano), John Carol Case (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Adrian Boult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  London Philharmonic Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1909; England 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Behold the sea itself (chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Today a rude brief recitative (baritone & chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Flaunt out, O sea, your separate flags of nations (soprano & chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): Token of all brave captains (chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships (Moderato maestoso): A pennant universal (baritone, soprano & chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), II. On the Beach at Night, Alone (Largo sostenuto): On the beach, at night, alone (baritone & semi-chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), II. On the Beach at Night, Alone (Largo sostenuto): A vast similitude interlocks all (baritone & chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster): III. Scherzo: The Waves (Allegro brillante)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio - Andante cono moto): O vast Rondure, swimming in Space (chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio - Andante cono moto): Down from the gardens of Asia descending (chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio - Andante cono moto): O we can wait no longer (baritone & soprano)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio - Andante cono moto): O thou transcendent (soprano, baritone & chorus)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio - Andante cono moto): Greater than stars or suns (chorus, soprano & baritone)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio - Andante cono moto): Sail forth (chorus, soprano & baritone)
A Sea Symphony (1986 Digital Remaster), IV. The Explorers (Grave e molto adagio - Andante cono moto): O my brave Soul (soprano, baritone & chorus)

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